Autism

Spoons To Spare

I'm sure many of you are familiar with the spoon theory. Basically, everyone has a certain amount of spoons or usable hours. Some people are able to achieve a lot because they have the energy necessary for the task. Then, there are autistic people like me, or those with chronic illness or other disabilities that… Continue reading Spoons To Spare

Autism

Tell Me What You Know About The Night Terrors, Every Night

In addition to my very fun insomnia issues, I have horrific dreams where I wake up screaming, I would say at least twice a week. I fucking hate them. It feels like I'm paralyzed in these dreams and I scream for quite some time until I wake up. A lot of these night terrors are… Continue reading Tell Me What You Know About The Night Terrors, Every Night

Autism

We Need to Talk About How Therapy Can Be Traumatizing

I have had quite the long history with therapists. My parents started taking me to them when I was 4-years old to find out what was “wrong” with me. I met the traumatizing therapist in question when I was in third grade and saw her until I was 23, which in itself turned out to… Continue reading We Need to Talk About How Therapy Can Be Traumatizing